Tennessee Divers turn platform into a slip-N-slide (Video)

Video Courtesy of Tennessee Diving.

We all know and have seen how edgy (pun intended) divers can be. One has to have at least a bit of fearlessness and drive for adrenaline to be able to step up on a board or platform, jump up and down, and then do multiple twists and flips before landing perfectly, and ideally splashless-ly, into the water.

However, once again the innovative and forward thinking minds of the Tennessee Volunteers Swimming and Diving coaching staff have outdone themselves. Watch as the divers in Knoxville turn the diving platform into a slip-n-slide for practice, and still manage to make it into the water without a splash, seemingly effortlessly.

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Holy cow that’s crazy


Tripp Schwenk invented this concept after a practice one day when he swam at Tennessee, funniest thing ever!


I dove off a 10m platform. Once. That hurt. Divers are insanely brave (and usually interesting characters!). This makes perfect sense…

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